Meaning of Land | Characteristics of Land | Agricultural Uses of Land | Non Agricultural Uses of Land SSS 1 – Agricultural Science

Last Updated on June 7, 2021 by Alabi M. S.

 

AGRICULTURE

THIRD TERM 

SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL (SSS 1)

THEME: AGRICULTURE ECOLOGY 

 

TOPIC – LAND AND ITS USES 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning of Land

2. Characteristics of Land

3. Agricultural Uses of Land

4. Non Agricultural Uses of Land

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

By the end of the lesson, most of the students should have attained the following objectives –

1. State the meaning of land.

2. State the characteristics of land.

3. Mention the uses of land.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

 

 

METHOD OF TEACHING

Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons. 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

1. Scheme of Work

2. National Curriculum for SSS Classes

3. Course Book

4. All Relevant Material

5. Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

MEANING OF LAND

Land can be defined as one of the factor of agricultural production used for cultivation of crops, rearing of animals and agricultural factories.

Land is the free gift of nature available and used in the process of agricultural production.

 

 

It includes: plains/mountains, water, forest, air, etc.

 

CHARACTERISTICS OF LAND

1. It is a free gift of nature.

2. It is fixed in supply.

3. It has no cost of production. Land cannot be produced.

4. The price of land is varies depend on their location.

5. It is not movable.

6. The reward for land is rent.

 

USES OF LAND

AGRICULTURAL USES OF LAND  

1. Crop production

2. Wild life conservation

3. Games reserve

4. Livestock production, etc.

 

NON – AGRICULTURAL USES OF LAND  

1. Industry

2. Housing

 

 

3. Transport

4. Pack or Terminal

5. Recreation centre

 

PRESENTATION

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:

1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the students some questions; then, the teacher –

2.. Leads students to discuss the meaning and characteristics of land.

Student’s Activities – Follow the teacher’s lead, define and state the characteristics of land.

3. Guides students to state the agricultural and non agricultural uses of land.

Student’s Activities – State the agricultural and non agricultural uses of land.

4. Summarizes the lesson on the board.

Student’s Activities – Copy as the teacher writes.

 

CONCLUSION

To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask students to:

1. Define land.

 

 

2. State 5 characteristics of land.

3. List four agricultural and four non-agricultural uses of land.

 

 

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